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Ageing and the Transition to Retirement: A Comparative Analysis of European Welfare States / Edition 1

Ageing and the Transition to Retirement: A Comparative Analysis of European Welfare States / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754609223
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Series: New Perspectives on Ageing and Later Life Series
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x 22.00(d)

About the Author

Tony Maltby is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the Institute of Applied Social Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK; Bert De Vroom is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands; Maria Luisa Mirabile works for IRES (Economic and Social Research Institute) in Rome, Italy; and Einar Øverbye is Senior Researcher for NOVA (Norwegian Social Research) in Oslo, Norway.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Bert de Vroom, Tony Maltby, Maria Luisa Mirabile and Einar Øverbye; Age-arrangements, age-culture and social citizenship: a conceptual framework for an institutional and social analysis, Bert de Vroom; Norway: still high employment among older workers, Per Erik Solem and Einar Øverbye; Ageing and work: from 'early' exit to 'late' exit in Denmark, Per H. Jensen; From early exit culture to the policy of active ageing: the case of Finland, Raija Gould and Laura Saurama; Early retirement in Germany, Christina Teipen and Martin Kohli; The shift from early to late exit: changing institutional conditions and individual preferences: the case of the Netherlands, Bert de Vroom; Belgium: from early to progressive retirement?, Laura Merla; France: a country with a deep early exit culture, Anne-Marie Guillemard and Dominique Argoud; A 'new deal' for older workers in the United Kingdom?, Philip Taylor; Ageing and the labour market in Hungary, Zsuzsa Széman; The older population in the labour market in Slovenia: situation and policies, Dorotea Verša; Ageing and work in Italy, Maria Luisa Mirabile; Ageing and work in Spain: the end of working life?, Anabel Suso Araico; Conclusions, Maria Luisa Mirabile; Index.

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